Montreal ‘flirting’ with orange but not out of COVID-19 red zone yet: public health

Montreal has staved off the worst of the third COVID-19 wave and is on the “right track” but the city is not out of the red zone yet, according to … Read More

Third COVID-19 wave to eventually strike Montreal, top doctor warns

The situation in hard-hit Montreal is stable, but authorities say adherence to public health orders and ramping up vaccinations will be key to delaying a prospective third wave of the … Read More

Montreal’s COVID-19 game plan: clamp down on variants, vaccinate en masse

Montreal health authorities are prioritizing clamping down on the spread of the novel coronavirus variants and ramping up mass vaccinations in the city for the month of March as the … Read More

Montreal public health aims to clamp down on COVID-19 variants

While cases remain on the downswing and vaccines will soon be available to the public, Montrealers are urged to be cautious and to limit their contacts over the upcoming spring … Read More

Montreal ‘still far from a comfortable situation’ even as COVID-19 cases drop, public health says

In Montreal, public health authorities credit tightened restrictions for a drop in new COVID-19 cases but they are concerned about the pressure on hospitals and a complicated outbreak among the … Read More

Montreal hospitals ‘at full capacity’ even as new COVID-19 cases drop, public health warns

In Montreal, public health authorities credit tightened restrictions for a drop in new COVID-19 cases but they are concerned about the pressure on hospitals and a complicated outbreak among the … Read More

Montreal ‘once again the epicentre’ of COVID-19 crisis as city adds hundreds of hospital beds

Montrealers are being asked to be tested as soon as they have symptoms of COVID-19 as the growing number of hospitalizations and cases put pressure on the city’s health network. … Read More

‘We are going to hit a crisis point’: Montreal doctors concerned as COVID-19 hospitalizations rise

In Montreal, doctors witnessing the deepening novel coronavirus health crisis are concerned about the growing number of patients in hospitals and the mounting pressure on intensive care units across the … Read More

Montreal public health ‘worried’ after city sets record by topping 600 new coronavirus cases

Montreal public health authorities are sounding the alarm over the rapid progression of the COVID-19 pandemic after reporting its highest daily tally of new cases with 648 on Thursday. Dr. … Read More

Cardi B, Foo Fighters, Post Malone to headline Montreal’s 2021 Osheaga festival

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted December 7, 2020 10:57 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Montreal’s Osheaga Music and Arts … Read More

Montreal public health says ‘less is more’ for holiday gatherings as COVID-19 crisis continues

Montrealers are being cautioned to limit gatherings during the upcoming holiday season as hospitalizations linked to COVID-19 continue to rise in the region, where the pandemic’s grip hasn’t loosened. “Less … Read More

Alcohol consumption skyrockets as pandemic continues, says Montreal public health

Montreal public health officials say the city remains in an “uncomfortable” when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, and while gaining control of the situation is a constant concern, it’s … Read More

Quebec ‘must do better’ as COVID-19 cases stabilize but pandemic progresses in some areas: Legault

As the second wave of the novel coronavirus pandemic continues, Quebec Premier François Legault says the situation is mostly stable in the province over the last five weeks but there … Read More

Stay home and don’t gather in parks as Montreal enters partial coronavirus lockdown, mayor pleads

Montrealers must follow public health directives and quit socializing as the city enters a red alert status to contain the second wave of COVID-19, officials announced Tuesday. Mayor Valérie Plante … Read More

Red alert level brings partial 28-day lockdown to 3 Quebec regions including Montreal, Quebec City

The Greater Montreal area, the Capitale Nationale area in Quebec City, as well as the Chaudières-Appalaches region are being bumped up into the red zone under the province’s novel coronavirus … Read More

Red alert level expected to bring new coronavirus restrictions for Montreal and Quebec City

Quebec is expected to move Montreal and Quebec City into the red zone of its novel coronavirus alert system Monday as cases and outbreaks surge in the province. Premier François … Read More

Montreal’s Herzliah High School closes for two weeks, moves learning online amid COVID-19 outbreak

A private Jewish school in Montreal’s west end is ending in-person classes and switching to all-online instruction — at least for now — after multiple students and staff members tested … Read More

‘We will close your venue,’ Quebec’s health minister warns bars flouting coronavirus measures

Quebec will not hesitate to shut down businesses that fail to enforce public health directives such as social distancing amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, the province’s health minister said on … Read More

Quebec coronavirus cases top 55,500 as hospitalizations continue to drop

Quebec, which leads the country when it comes to novel coronavirus infections and deaths, topped 55,500 cases as of Wednesday. The province recorded an additional 66 COVID-19 cases from the … Read More

Quebec headed in right direction but coronavirus battle isn’t over, premier says

Quebec Premier François Legault struck a cautiously optimistic tone on Monday as the province reported some of its lowest increases in cases and deaths attributable to the novel coronavirus pandemic. … Read More

Quebec to reopen malls outside of Greater Montreal as coronavirus deaths top 4,000

Posted May 25, 2020 12:23 pm Updated May 25, 2020 1:29 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Quebec will reopen shopping … Read More

Quebec acknowledges asylum seekers’ work on coronavirus front lines, unveils next reopening step

Quebec is moving forward with its next step to lift lockdown measures and the premier acknowledged the work of asylum seekers on the front lines of the novel coronavirus crisis … Read More

Quebec officials to provide update on coronavirus measures from Montreal

Quebec Premier François Legault is expected to provide an update on the province’s response to the novel coronavirus pandemic from hard-hit Montreal on Monday. The briefing comes as some retail … Read More

Montreal, Laval public transit agencies hand out free masks amid COVID-19 pandemic

As the region slowly reopens, public transit authorities and local officials in Montreal and Laval are handing out thousands of free masks to commuters in a bid to stem the … Read More

Montreal-area retail stores reopen as coronavirus lockdown eases

Businesses in the Greater Montreal area are reopening on Monday after they were forced to close in late March due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The region is the last … Read More

Quebec day camps to open on June 22 amid coronavirus pandemic

Quebec is giving the green light for day camps across the province to open for the summer amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Premier François Legault said day camps will be … Read More

Quebec to allow limited outdoor gatherings as province eases coronavirus rules

After nearly two months of lockdown, Quebec is softening restrictions on gatherings that were implemented to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus. Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbault announced the measure … Read More

Quebec to allow limited outdoor gatherings starting Friday as province eases coronavirus rules

Quebec is softening restrictions on gatherings that were implemented to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus after roughly two months of lockdown. Deputy Premier Geneviève Guilbault announced the measure … Read More

‘The virus is still there,’ Legault says as Quebec sees lowest coronavirus case increase since April

Quebecers are asked to remain vigilant and follow public health guidelines as the province recorded its lowest number of new novel coronavirus cases in more than a month on Tuesday. … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec gets green light to reopen Montreal-area businesses on May 25

After being shuttered for nearly two months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, some retail stores and businesses will reopen in the Greater Montreal area on May 25. Quebec Premier … Read More

Quebec gets green light to reopen Montreal-area businesses on May 25 amid coronavirus pandemic

After being shuttered for nearly two months due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, some retail stores and businesses will reopen in the Greater Montreal area on May 25. Quebec Premier … Read More

Quebec gets green light to reopen Montreal businesses, daycares as planned amid COVID-19 pandemic

Quebec will allow some retail stores and businesses to reopen in the Greater Montreal area on May 25 as the province recorded its lowest number of deaths attributable to the … Read More

Montreal to open up city to cyclists, pedestrians this summer amid coronavirus lockdown

Montrealers will have more space to travel on foot and bike this summer as the novel coronavirus health crisis continues to bear down on the city. Mayor Valérie Plante announced on … Read More

Montreal to convert some streets to help pedestrians, cyclists get around amid coronavirus lockdown

Montrealers will have more space to travel on foot and bike this summer as the novel coronavirus health crisis continues to bear down on the city. Mayor Valérie Plante announced on … Read More

Montreal-area schools to stay closed until September amid coronavirus crisis

All schools will remain closed in the Greater Montreal area until September as the novel coronavirus health crisis bears down on the region, the province’s premier said on Thursday. François … Read More

Coronavirus: Officials failed to protect Montreal’s vulnerable neighbourhoods, activists say

Some of Montreal’s most disadvantaged neighbourhoods appear to be bearing the brunt of the city’s COVID-19 numbers, leading community organizers to question why more wasn’t done to protect them. Montreal … Read More

Quebec’s premier urges public to wear masks to limit spread of coronavirus

Quebec’s premier is strongly encouraging the public to wear a mask when they leave the house and go out in public to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. François … Read More

Legault encourages Quebecers to wear masks to limit coronavirus spread

Quebecers should wear a mask when they leave the house to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the province’s premier said on Tuesday. François Legault showed up to the … Read More

Quebec’s premier encourages public to wear masks to limit spread of coronavirus

Quebec’s premier is strongly encouraging the public to wear a mask when they leave the house and go out in public to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. François … Read More

Montreal’s reopening may be pushed back again amid coronavirus crisis, Quebec premier says

Quebec Premier François Legault is considering postponing reopening elementary schools, daycares and businesses in Greater Montreal once again, citing concern for the region hard hit by the novel coronavirus. “In … Read More

Quebec coronavirus deaths top 3,000 as province gradually eases restrictions

Quebec has reached another grim milestone as the province’s death toll attributable to the novel coronavirus surpassed 3,000 on Monday. Premier François Legault said that 85 more Quebecers died since … Read More

Quebec reaches grim milestone as coronavirus deaths top 3,000

Quebec has reached another grim milestone as the province’s death toll attributable to the novel coronavirus surpassed 3,000 on Monday. Premier François Legault said that 85 more Quebecers died since … Read More

In photos: Montreal marks one month on coronavirus lockdown

Thursday marks one month since the Quebec government started implementing restrictions, in what some are calling the “COVID lockdown,” to help slow the COVID-19 pandemic that has claimed more than … Read More

Coronavirus: Quebec deaths climb to 5, cases rise to 181

Five people have now died in Quebec due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, while the number of confirmed cases in the province have climbed to 181. The Quebec government announced … Read More

Quebec COVID-19 cases climb to 139, while nearly 7,700 people test negative

The Quebec government is expected to provide an update on Saturday on its response to the novel coronavirus as cases continue to rise. As of Saturday morning, there are 139 … Read More

Quebec COVID-19 deaths climb to 5, cases climb to 181

Five people have now died in Quebec due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, while the number of confirmed cases in the province have climbed to 181. The Quebec government announced … Read More

Quebec COVID-19 cases climb to 139, while 7,666 people test negative

The Quebec government is expected to provide an update on Saturday on its response to the novel coronavirus as cases continue to rise. As of Saturday morning, there are 139 … Read More

Quebec premier to provide update as coronavirus cases continue to rise

Quebec Premier François Legault will provide an update on the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the province on Wednesday afternoon. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases rose by 24 … Read More

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